Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Lance Corporal Andrew Jones

Australian Army Lance Corporal Andrew Gordon Jones, aged 25, died during operations in Afghanistan on 30th May 2011 after being shot by an Afghan soldier.

L-Cpl. Jones, serving with the 9th Force Support Battalion was on his first deployment to Afghanistan.

Born in Melbourne, Victoria in 1986, he joined the Army in 2004. After recruit training, he completed his initial employment training as a cook and was posted to the Catering Platoon of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment. He was posted to the 9th Force Support Battalion in 2008.

1 comment:

  1. Update: US Special Forces have shot dead the Afghan soldier who murdered L-Cpl. Andrew Jones as reported 20th June 2011.


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